A heavily wooded wine, very juicy with high acidity. At the moment, it is only wood. But given Vacheron's reputation for long-lived reds (20 years or more), this powerful wine could develop slowly and well. Wait for at least 2 years.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.